BaseballSomerset Patriots Sign Eight-Year MLB Veteran Pitcher Kyle Davies by Somerset Patriots May 7, 2018 Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that the team has signed right-handed pitcher Kyle Davies, an eight-year veteran of Major League Baseball.Davies enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. His MLB career features service with the Atlanta Braves, Kansas City Royals, and New York Yankees.Originally drafted by Atlanta in the fourth round of the 2001 MLB Draft, Davies made his Major League debut against the Boston Red Sox at the age of 21 on May 21, 2005. In the game, Davies pitched five innings, allowed four hits, no earned runs, and struck out six batters to earn the win.The Decatur, Georgia native’s Big League career includes 770.1 innings pitched over 152 games (144 starts) and 547 strikeouts. He last appeared at the Major League level in 2015 with the Yankees. In addition to his Major League service, Davies has nine seasons at the Triple-A level and an impressive 38-25 record, 3.21 ERA, and 370 strikeouts in 504.2 innings pitched over 93 games.For his minor league career, Davies has a 76-48 record, a 3.08 ERA and 893 strikeouts in 1,035 innings pitched in 197 games.Davies played in Japan in 2016 and for the Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre in 2015, where he finished 11-8 with a 3.30 ERA and 99 strikeouts in 152.2 innings pitched.He is expected to join the team in Bridgewater this week.The 2018 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford is underway and features the team’s 20th Season at TD Bank Ballpark. For tickets, visit www.somersetpatriots.com.About The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 38 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 900 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment.For more information, please visit www.atlanticleague.com. Post Views: 896The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsSomerset PatriotsLatest posts by Somerset Patriots (see all) Somerset Patriots Announce Added Programming On Radio Partner 1450 WCTC-AM - May 7, 2020 Somerset Patriots Bring Back All-Star RHP David Kubiak - April 7, 2020 Somerset Patriots Land Eight-Year Major Leaguer Vance Worley - March 27, 2020 Somerset Patriots Acquire Major League LHP Pat Dean - March 10, 2020 Related Topics2018 SeasonAtlanta BravesAtlantic LeagueBaseball TransactionsKansas City RoyalsKyle DaviesNew York YankeesPlayer SigningsSomerset Patriots Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! Fighting Words: Bellator is Giving Hardy the Credit She Deserves by Kristine Haugsjaa | posted on October 20, 2017 MetLife Stadium to host Army-Navy Game in 2021 by Kelly Lynn | posted on August 23, 2017 Women in Sports: Ariel Epstein, On-Air Host at SportsGrid (VIDEO) by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 12, 2021 Women in Sports: NHL Network Host, Jackie Redmond by Nicholas Durst | posted on March 4, 2019 Women in Sports Interview Series: It’s a sure bet with Philadelphia native, Erin Kate Dolan (VIDEO) by Denise Gonzalez | posted on March 17, 2020More in Baseball You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video)On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 109: The Athletic’s Marc Carig (Audio/Video)On the 109th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 108: WFAN’s Sweeny Murti (Audio/Video)On the 108th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 107: New York Post’s Columnist Mike Vaccaro (Audio/Video)On the 107th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Yankees Hot Corner – CC Sabathia continues to prove doubters wrong Yankees vs Red Sox: Who’s Line-Up is Better?